Spain discovers another new world

Lawday, D.
April 1992
U.S. News & World Report;4/27/92, Vol. 112 Issue 16, p54
Chronicles Spain's blazing trail from dictatorship to democracy. The effect the Expo '92 world's fair will have on the `new Spain'; How Spain's King Juan Carlos has contributed to the country's political stability; Reform in Spain; The East Europeans' chief desire to imitate Spain's economic recovery; How Eastern Europe can learn from Madrid's example.


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